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Jason McAlister

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Jason McAlister
Research Assistant
Undergraduate Education
B.S., Geography, Southwest Texas University
Graduate Education
M.S., Ecosystem Science and Management, Texas A&M University

Water Quality

Jason has interests in water resources monitoring; project planning; GIS & remote sensing mapping/analysis; and applications in natural stream design. He has specialized training in: proposal and project development, quality assurance planning, and project coordination; Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping, and analysis; digital terrain modeling, remote sensing/satellite image processing, and air photo interpretation; field data collection – GPS field data collection and post-processing, hydro-acoustic data collection, asset mapping, plot design, boundary delineation; soils, vegetation, and storm water sampling; data quality control, data entry / analysis, and interpretation of field and analytical data; and the application of bio-remedial techniques in stream restoration & natural stream design. He has experience in the restoration and conservation of Fort Hood Training Lands – storm water quality monitoring and analysis of range vegetation response to compost application and related activities; hydro-acoustic monitoring/modeling – pond and reservoir monitoring for bathymetry and profiling of sediment deposition ~ PL-566 retention basins and local reservoirs; development and administration of the Central Texas Stream Team; and the development and implementation of a Lampasas River Watershed Protection Plan.